meaning of accouter

accouter meaning in General Dictionary

To furnish with dress or tools esp those for armed forces solution to equip to attire to array

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  • provide with military equipment
  • Alt. of Accoutre

accouter meaning in Etymology Dictionary

also accoutre, 1590s, from French acoutrer, previous acostrer (13c.) "arrange, dispose, wear (clothes)," originally "sew up," from Vulgar Latin accosturare "to sew collectively, sew up," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + *consutura "a sewing collectively," from Latin consutus, previous participle of consuere "to sew together," from con- (see com-) + suere "to sew" (see suture). Associated: Accoutered; accoutred; accoutering; accoutring.

accouter meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) Alt. of Accoutre